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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Many causes: There are many causes of csa. Commonly, patients with neurological problems may have csa. Specifically with stroke patients. There is also a large amo ... Read More
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Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Central Apnea: Usually caused by increased CPAP pressure or over treated apnea, congestive heart failure or cardiac induced issues, stroke etc.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Daytime sleepiness: If the question is what are the symptoms of central apnea (csa) vs. What are symptoms of obstructive apnea (osa)... They are essentially the same - da ... Read More
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Central Sleep Apnea: Osa or central sleep apnea both can cause sleepiness, tiredness, problems with attention, concentration, memory etc.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pulled muscle: You probably pulled a neck muscle. Try Motrin and cold and warm compresses. Alternate them every 20 mins. It should help. Good luck.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Diet + supplements: I have found that cental apnea is related to thiamine homeostasis, meaning that something is wrong with vcitamin b1 metabolism. I have treated a numbe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Sleep tst/ventilator: Pure central sleep apnea is uncommon so first, i would evaluate with a sleep test. Central apnea means brain does not send signal to diaphragm to bre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Faulty brain signal: Central sleep apnea is where the brain tells the body not to breathe. It can be seen in normal sleep with transitions from one stage of sleep to the n ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sleep apnea: Mads are designed to treat obstructive sleep apnea. They are not considered appropriate for central apneas.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Not usually: But before final verdict.....Need to know more.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
Both: Both are serious conditions, manageable with treatment, and serious if neglected. The severity varies in every particular case, the classification is ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Airway obstruction : Nearly 100% of children with sleep apnea have 1) huge tonsils and adenoids or 2) poorly developed sinuses with mouth breathing or 3) children that s ... Read More

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